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Webinar to focus on permafrost degradation

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902

10/29/09

The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy will host a statewide webinar with University of Alaska Fairbanks permafrost researcher Vladimir Romanovsky on Tuesday, November 3rd at 10 a.m.

Romanovsky will speak about degrading permafrost in the arctic and subarctic regions of Alaska and its potential effects on hydrology, ecosystems, infrastructure and the carbon cycle. A discussion will follow.

For more information, visit www.uaf.edu/news and follow the links for registration or call 907-474-7812.

CONTACT: Brook Gamble, ACCAP outreach and education specialist, at 907-474-7812 or e-mail accap@uaf.edu.

ON THE WEB: For registration and dial-in instructions, visit www.uaf.edu/accap/teleconference.htm.

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